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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4DJ
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Early Years Educator CACHE Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed to meet the needs of motivated, enthusiastic people interested in a career working with children or who wish to progress on to university. This nationally recognised Level 3 course leads to the achievement of Early Years Educator status, recommended by the Department for Education (DfE) as the full and relevant qualification required to undertake such roles as working with children under 5 as a Keyworker in a Nursery or Early Years Foundation Stage setting or as a Teaching Assistant in a Reception class in Primary schools. It is a ‘gateway’ qualification for many other careers within the Children’s Workforce such as Portage Worker, Family Support Worker, SENCO or Children’s Health Support worker.  Those who wish to continue into Higher Education will gain UCAS points which will enable them to progress into careers such as Early Years or Primary Teacher, Social Worker, Speech & Language Therapist or Play Therapist among others. We have past students who are now in management and leadership roles working in a range of employment positions and provisions including Nursery, Pre School and Primary School settings throughout Devon and Cornwall. We aim to set high standards in our teaching in order to ensure that our students when they qualify are striving for outstanding practice in their work settings. We have trained whole staff teams at levels 2, 3, 4 and 5 in settings which, as a result of their excellent practice have been graded by Ofsted as Outstanding.

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BTEC National Extended Diploma In Business

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Want to start your own business? Make your ideas happen? Create exciting advertising campaigns? Learn how to manage a team of professionals? You can start developing your career in this sector by studying a Diploma in Business. If you have ever wondered how a business operates in an ever-changing environment then the Diploma in Business is the course for you! It will provide you with an understanding of how marketing, human resources, accounts, operations, sales, project teams, management teams, directors and customer service interlink to achieve business aims and objectives. You’ll be working within the exciting atmosphere of The Creative and Digital Academy, collaborating on a wide range of projects, performances and exhibitions with fellow academics and creatives. Our vibrant and diverse spaces mean you’ll be engaging with musicians, dancers, gamers, filmmakers and actors, all working together to grow the creative and business landscape in Cornwall. ?

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Adult Care Worker Standard

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. This course will provide you the skills to help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. Working with people, feeling passionate about supporting and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life is a rewarding and worthwhile job that provides excellent career opportunities. This apprenticeship programme will provide an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector. It will take between 12 - 18 months to complete and will require completion of the Care Certificate by the end of the programme. DBS, L2 English and Maths will be required prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

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Improvers Silver Jewellery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed for individuals who feel confident using basic jewellery techniques, such as those taught during the beginner course, e.g. soldering, piecing, filing etc (please see Silver Jewellery Beginners course description) Materials are provided for the first project and your tutor will advise you of where you can buy any further materials you need. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen. This course will run from 18:00 to 21:00

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

Cornwall Care

We are proud to be working in partnership with Cornwall Care through the Cornwall Care Academy offering a suite of health and social care courses?

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  Subject Areas

Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Construction Recruitment Event

Construction Recruitment Event

26 January 2022, 17:30-19:00


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Open Event at St Austell campus

Open Event at St Austell campus

8 February 2022, 17:00-19:00


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Complementary Therapist Support Group

Complementary Therapist Support Group

16 February 2022, 18:30-20:30


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Prepare to Care event at St Austell campus

Prepare to Care event at St Austell campus

24 February 2022, 10:00-16:00


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  News

College pioneering green tech with new electric vehicle courses

College pioneering green tech with new electric vehicle courses

18th January 2022


The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is proud to announce that we are helping to drive forward the research and training of electric vehicle engineers in the UK with a new range of electric vehicle training courses.

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Lockdown support for students spells win for college

Lockdown support for students spells win for college

26th November 2021


Staff from The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are celebrating after receiving an award from the South West Regional Library Services (SWRLS) recognising the high quality of support they provided students during lockdown.

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College signs news partnership with leading local theatre company

College signs news partnership with leading local theatre company

25th November 2021


Local performing arts students at Cornwall College St Austell will soon be acting alongside a top Cornish theatre company Coppice Theatre, thanks to an exciting new partnership.

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New funding to provide tailored skills to Cornish businesses

New funding to provide tailored skills to Cornish businesses

9th November 2021


A new European Social Funded (ESF) project is helping to boost a range of industry sectors across Cornwall by giving local businesses the bespoke skills, training and qualifications they really need.

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Star of stage & screen surprises students

Star of stage & screen surprises students

9th November 2021


Aspiring performing arts students from Cornwall College got an exciting glimpse behind the showbiz curtain with a surprise visit from celebrity Jonny Wilkes.

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